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Cornish, William Dalton "W.D."

House 1883-86 (District 27)

Party when first elected:  Not Available

Counties Served:  Ramsey

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Date of Birth: 4/29/1849
Birth Place: , Massachusetts
Birth County:
Birth Country: United States
Date of Death: 11/7/1908
Gender: Male
Religion:
Reported Minority: None Reported
Other Names: W.D.
City of Residence (when first elected): Saint Paul
Occupation (when first elected): Lawyer

EDUCATION

OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE

Judge: Ramsey County District Court, Minnesota (Appointed by Governor Merriam to fill vacancy left by death of Orlando Simons); 1890 to 1893 [Appointed]

FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS

Spouse: Married
Children:
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:

GENERAL NOTES

He came to Minnesota in 1870.

Total Days Served: 1463

SESSIONS SERVED

24th Legislative Session (1885-1886)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 27
Elected: 11/4/1884
Residence: Saint Paul
Term of Office: 1/6/1885 to 1/3/1887
Counties Represented: Ramsey
Occupation: Lawyer
Party: Not Available
Committees:
  • Joint Taxes and Tax Laws (Chair)
  • Judiciary

23rd Legislative Session (1883-1884)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 27
Elected: 11/7/1882
Residence: Saint Paul
Term of Office: 1/2/1883 to 1/5/1885
Counties Represented: Ramsey
Occupation: Lawyer
Party: Not Available
Committees:
  • Joint Taxes and Tax Laws (Chair)
  • Joint University and University Lands
  • Judiciary
Articles & Books About
"WD Cornish Found Dead in Chicago." New York Times, 8 November 1908, p. 11.